Laboratory Services / ISO 15189 Laboratory Accreditation Support
Quoted from KENAS-Kenya Accreditation Service: Medical laboratory accreditation is a means of determining the technical competence of a medical laboratory to perform specific types of testing, measurement, and calibration of equipment. Medical laboratory accreditation also provides a formal recognition to competent laboratories, thus providing a ready means for customers to identify and select reliable testing and measurement services able to meet the customers’ needs. Medical laboratory services are essential to patient care and therefore have to be available to meet the needs of all patients and the clinical personnel responsible for the care of these patients. These services include arrangements for requisition, patient preparation, patient identification, the collection of samples, transportation, storage, processing, and examination of clinical samples together with subsequent validation, interpretation, reporting, and advice, in addition to the considerations of safety and ethics in medical laboratory work. (http://kenas.go.ke/health-and-safety/medical-laboratory-accreditation/) FPA has a comprehensive quality management systems implementation program based on the 12 quality system essentials leading to ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation. The program is made flexible and can be modified to suit the unique differences in laboratories. FPA laboratory accreditation program is recommended for General medical/clinical, Research medical, Forensic medical, Blood transfusion and X-ray laboratories. Please contact our customer service for further details on these services.